Movie capsules: A brief description of the movies playing this week in the Valley

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Published: 8/4/2016 2:37:01 PM

ABSOLUTELY FABULOUS: THE MOVIE: After attracting both media and police attention for accidentally knocking Kate Moss into the River Thames, Edina (Jennifer Saunders) and Patsy (Joanna Lumley) hide out in the south of France. Also stars Jane Horrocks. Rated R.

BAD MOMS: When three overworked and under-appreciated moms are pushed beyond their limits, they ditch their conventional responsibilities for a jolt of long-overdue freedom and fun. Stars Mila Kunis, Kathryn Hahn, Kristen Bell. Rated R.

CAPTAIN FANTASTIC: In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challenging his idea of what it means to be a parent. Stars Viggo Mortensen, George MacKay, Samantha Isler. Rated R.

EAT THAT QUESTION: FRANK ZAPPA IN HIS OWN WORDS: Using archival footage, the film is an in-depth look at the life and work of avant-garde musician Frank Zappa. Rated R.

HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE: A national manhunt is ordered for a rebellious kid and his foster uncle who go missing in the wild New Zealand bush. Stars Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata. Rated PG-13.

ICE AGE: COLLISION COURSE: Manny (the voice of Ray Romano), Diego (the voice of Denis Leary), and Sid (the voice of John Leguizamo) join up with Buck (the voice of Simon Pegg) to fend off a meteor strike that would destroy the world. Also stars the voices of Neil deGrasse Tyson, Adam Devine, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jennifer Lopez. Rated PG.

JASON BOURNE: The most dangerous former operative of the CIA (Matt Damon) is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past. Also stars Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander. Rated PG-13.

 LIGHTS OUT: When her little brother, Martin (Gabriel Bateman), experiences the same events that once tested her sanity, Rebecca (Teresa Palmer) works to unlock the truth behind the terror, which brings her face to face with an entity that has an attachment to their mother, Sophie (Maria Bello). Also stars Billy Burke. Rated PG-13.

THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS: YO-YO MA & THE SILK ROAD ENSEMBLE: Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and other international artists of The Silk Road Project discuss their philosophies on music and culture. Rated PG-13.

NERVE: A high school senior finds herself immersed in an online game of truth or dare, where her every move starts to become manipulated by an anonymous community of "watchers." Stars Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade. Rated PG-13.

NINE LIVES: A stuffy businessman (Kevin Spacey) finds himself trapped inside the body of his family's cat. Also stars Jennifer Garner, Robbie Amell. Rated PG.

SUICIDE SQUAD: A secret government agency recruits imprisoned supervillains to execute dangerous black ops missions in exchange for clemency. Stars Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie. Rated PG-13.

STAR TREK BEYOND: The USS Enterprise crew explores the furthest reaches of uncharted space, where they encounter a new ruthless enemy who puts them and everything the Federation stands for to the test. Stars Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban. Rated PG-13.

FINDING DORY: In a sequel to the popular 2003 Pixar animated film “Finding Nemo,” the forgetful Dory, a blue tang fish, and many of her friends return to try and reunite Dory with her family. With the voices of Ellen DeGeneres, Albert Brooks, Ed O’Neill, Diane Keaton and others. Rated PG.

GHOSTBUSTERS: The Ghostbusters are back, but this time, it’s all about the women: Melissa McCarthy, Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones. This summer, they're here to save the world. Rated PG-13.

CAFÉ SOCIETY: Set in the 1930s, a young Bronx native (Jesse Eisenberg) moves to Hollywood where he falls in love with the secretary of his powerful uncle, an agent to the stars. After returning to New York he is swept up in the vibrant world of high society nightclub life. Also stars Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell. Rated PG-13.

THE INNOCENTS: In 1945 Poland, a young French Red Cross doctor who is sent to assist the survivors of the German camps discovers several nuns in advanced states of pregnancy. Stars Lou de Laâge, Agata Buzek, Agata Kulesza. Rated PG-13.

THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS: A terrier named Max (the voice of Louis C.K.) regularly invites his friends to hang out at his place while his owner is gone, but his quiet life is upended when said owner also takes in Duke (the voice of Eric Stonestreet), a stray mutt whom Max instantly dislikes. Also stars the voices of Kevin Hart, Albert Brooks, Dana Carvey. Rated PG.


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